Monthly Archives: May 2015

#Pressure ulcers, or bedsores, are a serious health problem for many patients. For those with reduced mobility or sensation — such as patients who...

Surgical patients at Rouge Valley are healing more quickly thanks to our physicians, staff and the use of new technology. Both Rouge Valley Health System...

All of us in the health care sector work hard every day to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the patients and...

With so many emerging drugs, medical devices, and procedures coming to market, how can health professionals, administrators, and patients identify the ones that could...

Most Canadians indicate that, if given the choice, they would choose to die at home with loved ones, yet almost 70 per cent of...

For many of us, describing physical pain can be as simple as saying “ouch” when we stub our toe. But as a clinician, what...

Baycrest Health Sciences will lead a new Canadian venture aimed at optimizing the cognitive, emotional and physical well-being of older adults—across the country and...

For many health care providers, codeine has been somewhat of a household name in the realm of pain management. Codeine, an opioid medication available...

Unfortunately, certain diseases make it difficult for health professionals to deliver care in optimal ways. Those diagnosed with dementia have trouble thinking clearly and putting...

Carol Aird RN – Peterborough Regional Health Centre Carol graduated from the McMaster School of Nursing in 1977. Her first job was outpost nursing, providing...